DROPS Extra / 0-1320

Alanna Headband by DROPS Design

Knitted head band with cables in Drops Air, worked sideways.

DROPS design: Pattern no ai-040
Yarn group C or A + A
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Size: One-size
Materials:
DROPS AIR from Garnstudio
50 g color no 10, fog

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 4.5 mm / US 7 - or size needed to get 18 sts x 23 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 3.5 mm / US 4 – for edge in garter st.
DROPS CABLE NEEDLE - for cables.

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pattern type: headbands, sets, pattern/technique: cable, shape: sideways,

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GARTER ST (back and forth):
K all rows. 1 ridge = K2 rows.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 and A.2. The diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS.
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HEAD BAND:
Worked sideways, back and forth on needle until desired measurements.

Cast on 19 sts on needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with Air. Work 1 ridge in GARTER ST - see explanation above. Switch to needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 and work next row from RS as follows: 2 edge sts in garter st, A.1 (= 15 sts) and 2 edge sts in garter st. Work back from WS the same way = 24 sts on needle. Work next row as follows from RS: 2 edge sts in garter st, A.2 (= 20 sts) and 2 edge sts in garter st. Continue pattern like this. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION/GAUGE When piece measures approx. 46-50 cm / 18"-19 3/4'' (or desired length - subtract approx. 6 cm / 2 3/8'' from your head circumference), K 1 row while dec 1 st over cable at beg and end of row and 3 sts over the middle cable (dec 1 st by K 2 tog) = 19 sts remain on needle. Switch to needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 and K 1 row from WS before binding off with K from RS.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew short ends tog inside bind-off/cast-on edge

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= work 1 st in front and back loop of same st (= 1 st inc)
= slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K 3, K 3 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K 3, K 3 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P 2, K 3 from cable needle
= slip 2 sts on cable needle behind piece, K 3, P 2 from cable needle

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